Covid-19 has exacerbated already high unemployment, slow economic growth, and fractured social structures in developing countries, contributing to a rise in nationalism, xenophobia and social fragility – a key driver of forced migration;
Limited access to credit and capital markets are contributing factors to persistent poverty, the rise of extremist movements and corresponding national security threats.
The Refugee Investment Network (RIN) is the first impact investing collaborative dedicated to creating long-term solutions to global forced migration. In consultation with investors, humanitarian organizations and refugees, and using the Gender Lens for guidance, RIN has developed the first-of-a-kind Refugee Lens to qualify and measure impact investments:
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